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Questions and Answers: Hodge Life consent to let

  • Hodge Life have just granted me consent to let. After some effort, Hodge Life have issued me with ‘consent to let’ confirmation . There is reference to an assured shorthold tenancy. What is that?

  • Due to redundancy my wife and I are looking to move away from Wandsworth and our home, potentially to a job in Copenhagen but that means we will want to let the property but don't want the penalty charge of existing Hodge Life mortgage which will be exorbitant.What are acceptable reasons for obtaining consent to let on our property?
  • How easy is it to switch a standard mortgage with Hodge Life to a consent to let. It will be less than 55% loan to value and it would change from capital and interest repayment to interest only?
  • I rented my house out for three years between 2009-2012 while employed Amsterdam. I have a letter dated May 2010 from my mortgage company granting consent to let. In the letter it clearly states that the consent to let is valid for "the remaining term of the mortgage". I have not remortgaged since the letter was issued. I now plan to move house and rent out my existing house. However, my IFA has suggested that the 2010 consent to let letter may not be acceptable to the new lender Hodge Life for the house I wish to buy.Can this be right
  • My existing mortgage is with Hodge Life, but I am going to need to get consent to let for about 12 months as my partner is unwell and is struggling to balance work with the hectic environment we are living in. We want to take a break for twelve months (by living near her mother and stepfather and having their help) in a greener more relaxed suburb of London.
  • My fiance and I have a mortgage with Hodge Life and would be thinking about buying another main residence and then subsequently leasing our current home out. Would I require consent to let from Hodge Life?
  • I am fixing my homeowner mortgage with Hodge Life but as a result of my job I might have to go abroad for few years. Will Hodge Life allow and give consent to let and will any penalties be applied in such a situation
  • My wife and I may have to lease our home temporarily due to a new job. This will be for a limited period but no more than twoyears. Should I tell Hodge Life or am I best advised to keep quiet?